Lagadapati Rajagopal is called Andhra Octopus for his election result predictions. The business tycoon has been away from politics since bifurcation of the state. Lagadapati is back in form as elections are around. He made predictions on Telangana election results. Leaders contesting in Telangana constituencies are seeking Lagadapati’s suggestions whether to spend bucks or not.
Vijayawada former MP predicted that victory for a rebel candidate named K. Siva Kumar Reddy who is contesting on the Bahujan Left Front ticket in Narayanapet assembly segment in Mahabubnagar district. It is against both TRS and Congress. Sitting MLA of the constituency, SR Reddy is the TRS nominee while Saraf Krishna is Congress candidate.
Rathang Pandu Reddy is the BJP candidate. Further Lagadapati predicts that 10 independent candidates would win the election giving tough competition for TRS. Lagadapati’s predictions have become bone of contention for KCR and TRS party in particular.